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remembrancer

Joined Ficlatté in October 2014

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Spiral

When my sister was explaining the futility of my expectations

Her favorite line was, "You keep tryin…

Published 12 days ago.

The beauty of a worm

I wonder if butterflies ever miss their former self

The sturdy roundness of their skin

Their steady …

Published 25 days ago.

Christmas Spirit

Piles of sparkly litter are all that remain of the gifts that are never good enough

The bittersweet…

Published 2 months ago.

Why not?

I've decided to picture a bright future

Where I recapture the brilliance of my youth

And retain the …

Published 2 months ago.

A Moment of Silence

Silence echoes through a cacophony of excuses

and pointed fingers we've aimed at each others eyes

A …

Published 4 months ago.

But words can never hurt me

Disrespectful

Apathetic

Noisy

Tough

Evil

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Decent

Astute

Notable

Thoughtful

Effective

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Lazy

Insipid…

Published 5 months ago.

Erosion

Sleep steadily slips from my aching eyelids

desperate for one more hour of escape

of reflection

of p…

Published 5 months ago.

Nightmare

My 15-year-old son hugged me yesterday

My teenage daughter begged me for a bedtime story

My husband …

Published 5 months ago.

Self-Assurance?

A shameful smile lurks in the corner

of every fold of fat

and widening waistline

gleefully posted by…

Published 6 months ago.

Unlikely Romance

Hey ditty ditty, the cat or the kitty

the cow jumped over the moon

But her heels didn't make it

So s…

Published 6 months ago.

Better Broken

Sometimes broken means better

sometimes failure means experienced

means strong enough for the storm

Published 6 months ago.

Maybe we can still be friends

A bright pink teddy bear was banished to the back of the closet

And its glassy eyes shimmer with pai…

Published 6 months ago.

Yes and No

I wanted to say yes

to the invitation to dinner

to the offer of company

to the slanted smile in your…

Published 9 months ago.

The Stages of Revolution

To meet our unmet expectations

We will scrape off our old perceptions

to grow shiny new understandin…

Published 11 months ago.

The Long Road

The glowing lights of my destination blaze fearlessly on my horizon

Clearly defined against the daw…

Published 1 year ago.

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